Undoubtedly, several senior women devotees in our movement are as learned, dedicated, and in other ways spiritually qualified as many of their godbrothers. Why then should there be any hesitation to induct them as diksa-gurus? An important consideration is that the role of a guru, although wholly spiritual by nature, also has an inescapable social [...]
Question: In one of Maharaja’s answers, he mentioned that it is not respectful to begin a letter with Hare Krishna/Haribol when it is addressed to seniors. My question is; will this be applicable when physically addressing while showing pranam i.e do we need to just show pranam and wait till the senior devotee say Hare Krishna and then respond [...]
Question: The greatest gift a spiritual master can give is the seed of devotional service. How do we know if the guru (spiritual master) actually has the seed to give out? This question has been answered by His Grace Gokulacandra Prabhu, a senior disciple of His Holiness Bhakti Vikasa Maharaj upon Maharaj's request.